j tserclaes von tilly


Count Johan Tserclaes von [yoh-hahn tser-klahs fuhn] , 1559–1632, German general in the Thirty Years' War.
Also, Tillie. a female given name, form of Matilda.
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Tilly (ˈtɪlɪ)
Count Johan Tserclaes von (joˈhɑn tsɛrˈklas fɔn). 1559--1632, Flemish soldier, who commanded the army of The Catholic League (1618--32) and the imperial forces (1630--32) in the Thirty Years' War

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